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Montverde Academy's Ciara Hopkins has been awarded the honor of Student of the Month for October 2014. The award is sponsored locally by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce Community Relations Committee and Wesley Reed of Ameriprise Financial Advisors.

"The purpose of Outstanding Student of the Month program is to recognize those students that are academically as well as outstanding role models in our community," Reed told Chamber members at this month's breakfast meeting.

"It is a program where the education and business community are working together to help recognize our future leaders."

"Students become outstanding because of their efforts and determination with the guidance and support of their parents and educators," he explained.

Some of Hopkins achievements are class treasurer, Key Club for four years and a board member, National Honor Society for Science, Spanish Honor Society and Honor Council; psychology club, book club and recycling club; varsity cross country captain, three time state finalist and four coaches awards; varsity track team captain, three time state finalist and four coaches awards; varsity swim team, two time regional finalist; nationally ranked triathlete with All American Honors; Montverde Fine Arts Fest volunteer; 4.0 GPA in honors classes, and Excellent Citizenship Award for four years.

Hopkins has applied to Stanford, Harvard, University of Florida and University of California at Berkley.

For her achievements Hopkins received a plaque and gift certificate from Ameriprise.


South Lake Chamber's Student of the Month Award presented to Montverde Academy's Ciara Hopkins
Ciara Hopkins is the South Lake Chamber's Student of the Month. The Montverde Academy student is an accomplished athlete as well as scholar. She is shown here with Wes Reed from the South Lake Chamber. (Photo by Mike Corradino)
Ciara Hopkins awarded honor of Student of the Month at Montverde Academy


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